Past And Present Of Photo Frames

Feb. 06, 2020

Recently, American artist Darryl Cox's "Fusion Frame" series of decorative works have attracted the attention of various design media. This series of works can be described as ingenuity. The artist used the branches of nature and the old retro photo frame to create a material overlay. He skillfully combined the branches and the old photo frame, trying to fuse the wood with the branches, and then used the skilled wood treatment and wood carving techniques The perfect fusion of the frame and the frame tells the past and present of the frame.

The "Fusion Photo Frame" series now contains 81 works, each of which is completely handmade by the artist. From material collection and matching to post-retouching carving, they are all unique art treasures. After the completion of each work, the artist will give it a unique name to commemorate the "uniqueness of the work".

The artist graduated from Western Oregon University with a Bachelor of Arts degree and currently resides in central Oregon. In his free time, the artist likes to walk and walk in the forest not far from the studio, so those withered branches in the forest impress him very much. In July 2014, when the artist repaired a dilapidated retro photo frame, he suddenly had an idea. In the forest, he found a withered tree branch with a color similar to that of the photo frame. Stitching, the birth of the first "Fusion Photo Frame", also opened the artist's "Fusion Photo Frame" series of works.

The "Fusion Photo Frame" series now contains 81 works, each of which is completely handmade by the artist. From material collection and matching to post-retouching carving, they are all unique art treasures. After the completion of each work, the artist will give it a unique name, commemorating the "uniqueness of the work and the" life course "recorded in each work.

"I have always regarded art as the most valuable thing in the world, because it can touch the emotions deep inside, and turn this touch into action. Art has always evolved into multiple levels and dimensions, and I have always been Fascinated by the rich imagination and concept of mankind enshrined in art. Art is a true reflection of human thinking, feelings, words and deeds, and an orderly record of human past and development. Art has many forms of expression and multiple genres. I especially like surreal Doctrine, especially the inadvertently contrasting elements. There seems to be a specific connection between the different elements. This is also the main reason I create the "fusion" photo frame series. "

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Each frame artist must find a vintage frame in person, and at the same time look for trunks and branches in the forest that can be “fused” with the vintage frame, plus later wood treatment, coloring and carving, so each piece will be extremely time-consuming. long. According to the artist, he can only produce 40-50 pieces of fusion frame works each year.

The materials used in the "Fusion Photo Frame" series are also different. The wood includes Magnolia shrub, Juniper, Poplar, Hazel, and vine. The vintage photo frames in the Fusion Photo Frame are also collected from various places and different ages Different high quality mirror photo frame. It is also these classical and vintage frames that give the soul of the art of these works and tell all viewers the beautiful story behind vintage.

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